Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A Guide To Hosting The Perfect Autumn Garden Party


Winter is fast approaching, and it won’t be long before your time in the garden is limited for the next few months. With this in mind, now is the perfect time to make the most of those last few opportunities by hosting a great autumn party.

The changing climate is a great excuse (like you really needed one) to have a party. We love spending time with friends and family. The garden is the perfect venue to enjoy great food, great entertainment, and great company. Embrace it while you can!

Here are some simple tips to ensure that your gathering goes off without a hitch.

Avoid The Autumn Washout
You can plan the event as carefully as you want, but there can be no guarantees about the weather. Hopefully, it will be a pleasant event for everyone. However, you should take the necessary precautions just in case.

If your patio areas aren’t already covered, you may want to invest in a gazebo. This will battle against the threat of rain. If it does stay nice throughout the day, it also provides guest with a choice.

Additionally, you need to think about the heat. Garden heaters should suffice, but you may also want to get some blankets. If it gets too cold, you can always take the party indoors.

Food & Drink
Food and drink are central to any successful garden party, and this is no different in the autumn.

The weather probably won’t be right for a BBQ, although you might get lucky. Nevertheless, you can cook up some lovely autumn dishes and combine this with a selection of party snacks. Meanwhile, you shouldn’t forget the importance of drink. Kent Street bottle shop 
offers plenty of fantastic options that are perfect for an autumn get together.

If you get the food and drink right, it should set the tone for a perfect party.




Consider The Kids
One of the great things about a garden party is that it can be enjoyed by the whole family. However, if you are going to have young guests, you must take them into consideration during the planning process.

Providing entertainment for the kids doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. With a little creativity, you can create some wonderful games from household items. This bowling set is a great example, but I’m sure you can come up with others.

Alternatively, a quick trip to the local toy shop should solve your problems. Encourage them to use their imagination, and they’re bound to remain entertained.

Think About Adult Games Too
The children aren’t the only ones that need entertaining, though. While a nice conversation over great food and drink is a crucial part of the day, so is having fun.

Garden activities should work a treat for adults and children alike. Meanwhile, you should ensure that you’ve got a decent sound system sorted. The right music will boost the atmosphere greatly. If you don’t have a great CD collection, signing up to Spotify should save you.

The garden party is supposed to be fun. As long as you achieve this, all of your guests will go home smiling.



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